Mushroom, Radish, and Bibb Lettuce Salad with Avocado Dressing

This salad recipe is quick, easy, healthy, and uses homemade dressing
Mushroom, Radish, and Bibb Lettuce Salad with Avocado Dressing

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This salad recipe is quick, easy, healthy, and uses homemade dressing.

This recipe comes courtesy of Epicurious.

6
Servings
115
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Don't like mushrooms? Substitute cucumbers, like in the photo above.

Ingredients

For the dressing

  • 1 Ripe California avocado
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 Teaspoons salt
  • 2 Tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 Cup packed fresh flat-leafed parsley leaves
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil

For the salad

  • 4 heads Bibb lettuce
  • 6 Ounces mushrooms
  • 1 Cup radishes
  • 1/4 Cup packed fresh flat-leafed parsley leaves

Directions

For the dressing

Pit and peel avocado and mash enough to measure 1/4 cup.

In a blender, purée mashed avocado with remaining dressing ingredients until smooth.

For the salad

Discard any discolored lettuce leaves.

Separately cut mushrooms and radishes into thin slices.

In a small bowl, combine mushrooms and 2 tablespoons dressing and toss to coat.

Divide lettuce among 6 salad bowls or plates and top with mushrooms, radishes, and parsley.

Drizzle salads with some remaining dressing.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
14%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
45µg
6%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
12mg
16%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
137µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
30mg
3%
Choline, total
6mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
17µg
4%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
8mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
21mg
3%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
369mg
25%
Water
71g
3%

Mushroom Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Mushroom Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.